Intrinsik can provide a multitude of scientific and consulting services tailored to the requirements of legal professionals in support of environmental boards and tribunals, and personal injury or class action litigation arising from environmental, occupational, domestic, medical, or other exposure to potentially hazardous substances and agents.
Intrinsik scientists have expertise in the broad range of disciplines required to ensure thorough hazard,
exposure, and risk assessments. In addition to documentation and analysis, Intrinsik professionals have extensive experience in the preparation and presentation of expert testimony.
HOW CAN RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT AND RISK COMMUNICATION HELP YOUR CLIENTS?
- Managing scientific issues
- Scientific Peer Review
- Expert Advice/Public Consultation
- Communicating complex scientific information to a range of stakeholders
- Environmental Approvals
- Litigation Support/Expert Testimony
- Federal, state/provincial, regional, municipal regulations
Intrinsik has provided expertise in toxicology and risk assessment to expert panels serving government, industry and academia. Such work has been focussed on critical evaluation of the published literature, in concert with clear and concise communication of the science to stakeholders ranging from the general public to regulators and other scientists.
In addition, senior Intrinsik staff have provided expert witness testimony regarding a wide variety of concerns. As a routine part of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, Intrinsik staff have participated in numerous public hearings regarding human and ecological risks associated with existing and proposed industrial operations across Canada. In addition, Intrinsik staff have provided expert witness testimony for litigation cases concerning potential health effects related to ammonia, formaldehyde, n-dimethylnitrosamine (NDMA), chemicals involved in the manufacture of tires, the operation of many existing and proposed facilities, accidental environmental contamination through spillage of oils containing PCB and related compounds, and pulp and paper mill effluents in Canada and the U.S.
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